Skeletal Trauma: Identification of Injuries Resulting from Human Rights Abuse and Armed Conflict
Born out of the need to recover, analyze, and present physical evidence on thousands of individual victims of large-scale human rights violations, multi-national, multi-disciplinary forensic teams developed a sophisticated system for the examination of human remains and set a precedent for future investigations. Codifying this process, Skeletal
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Chapter 2 Differential Diagnosis of Skeletal Injuries
Chapter 3 Blast Injuries
Chapter 4 Blunt Force Trauma
Chapter 5 Skeletal Evidence of Torture
Chapter 6 Sharp Force Trauma
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Page 1 - It was never the people who complained of the universality of human rights, nor did the people consider human rights as a Western or Northern imposition. It was often their leaders who did so.